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Title:PAT FAHIE'S INDIA DAY SHOTS [Allocated Title]
Film Number:MGH 6239
Other titles:COLONEL HODGKINSON - AMATEUR FILM [Allocated Series Title]
Description: Cars arrive at Government House, New Delhi. People gathered on the steps outside. Cars depart, crowds at the roadside. Mounted guards in a line outside Government House, Lord Mountbatten?, only just visible behind them, descends the steps. Mounted guards (the Governor General's Bodyguard) cross the 'courtyard' followed by a horsedrawn carriage with Lord and Lady Mountbatten, the procession continues along the street. Further views of the parade and the carriage arriving at its destination. Lord and Lady Mountbatten ascend the red-carpetted steps. Shots of the mounted guards turning to leave.
Technical Details: Format: 16mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Notes: Allocated Title taken from Hodgkinson's original can markings.
Date: refers to stock dates on Kodachrome
Technical: original/copy status of film not marked
Do not know who Pat Fahie is - LJT 8/2002
Other scenes from this occasion appear on MGH 6251
Summary: subject related to Partition of India in August 1947.